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PBS NewsHour Weekend Previous Broadcasts

Episode #202H

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 24, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Included: amid the country's population explosion, NewsHour Weekend returns to the Philippines to examine the effects of its staggering birth rate, caused partly by little or no access to contraception or family planning advice. Mark Litke follows mothers and newborns from one of the busiest maternity wards in the world to the overcrowded slums where families live in poverty. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 24, 2014 -- 6:00 PM

Episode #201H

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 23, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Included: As more and more employers throughout the country use background checks to review their company's applicants, Megan Thompson takes a look at the job-screening process, which has recently come under fire for inaccurate reports that can cost people jobs. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 23, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 23, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #200H

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 17, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Included: Amid decades of declining museum attendance rates, which are especially low among young people, NewsHour Weekend follows one group aiming to recruit a new generation of museum-goers by creating a highly interactive, unconventional museum experience. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 17, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 17, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #199H

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Included: Do we all have the potential to be geniuses? An exhibition at a New York City library examines this concept through a collection of rare and famous artifacts throughout history. NewsHour Weekend speaks with the exhibit's curator for a behind-the-scenes look. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #198H

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Included: NewsHour Weekend explores the painterly path of Jamie Wyeth, a descendant of one of the country's most famous artist families, from the rugged coast of Maine to Andy Warhol's factory. The full span of his 60-year career is now on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in his first major retrospective, taking viewers from his boyhood beginnings to his late-in-life reflections. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #197H

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Included: With more than a billion people lacking access to water - and that number is expected to double in about a decade - the UN says water scarcity will be one of the biggest global crises of the 21st century. NewsHour Weekend speaks with an expert about water shortages around the world and the investments companies are making to get ahead of the problem. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #196H

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Included: We explore the growing number of clothing companies now catering to the styles of transgender and gender non-conforming people, a market that advocates and its customers say has been long-ignored by mainstream fashion designers. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 6:00 PM

Episode #195H

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Included: Millions of Americans are now eligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including 1.2 million people with mental illnesses. But are they actually getting the heath care they need? We examine the difficulties of enrolling in new plans and getting adequate care for people with persistent mental illness. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 5:30 PM
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